Monday, 16 April 2012

Review Monday Week 4

I hope you all had a fantastic weekend!


It's our 4th Review Monday already

This week I would like to review:

Mimi supplied me with an ebook copy to review
but all views expressed are my own.

She’s Me By Mimi Barbour.

The basis of the story is a self obsessed B*tch (Jenna) gets her soul transported back in time into another woman’s body (Lucy). It’s the story of how something and someone can change you for the better. 
 I would highly recommend it as a good read.
 It’s the sort of story that fills you with a happy glow. 
 I loved the twists and turns in the story and how each character came into the story to play their own part. 
I love how each character plays off each other and how you don’t get confuse who is where because they have their own distinct character.
I would say give the start a chance – it was a bit too descriptive, when trying to set the background for the story, for me. 
 I also wish the ending had been a bit longer. 
 I would of liked to stretch the love stories out a bit more and learn more about the way their relationships develop.  
I would of also liked to have heard more of the conversations so we could see how they had changed.
As a first book this is fantastic and shows so much promise for the future. 
 I would highly recommend this book and all future books by this author.

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6 comments:

  1. I update my policy all the time. Every time I think I've got everything covered a new requests pops up to show me that I don't lol
    I do have in my policy that my review will be honest.

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    1. I am sure I will probably to have to do more in the future. Thanks for your comments.

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  2. I just created a review policy and I hope it helps! I can see where it might need to be updated every once in a while. I get requests all the time that don't meet my needs, and every once in a while I do book spotlights.

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